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New York Times:
Sources: as Uber prepares to resume testing cars in autonomous mode in Pittsburgh, the cars still face issues, raising safety concerns   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Eight months after one of Uber's self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian, the ride-hailing company is close to putting …
Dec 5, 2018, 7:56 PMIn context
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Microsoft study of US internet usage shows 162.8M people don't use the internet at broadband speeds, while the FCC says broadband is not available to 24.7M   —  Ferry County in northeastern Washington spans more than 2,200 square miles of mostly forestland, rivers and lakes.
Dec 5, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
New York Times:
China has invested millions of dollars in quantum encryption, which could be tougher to crack than today's security methods; the US is trying to catch up   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The world's leading technology companies, from Google to Alibaba in China, are racing to build the first quantum computer …
Dec 5, 2018, 7:10 AMIn context
New York Times:
New York police say they have acquired 14 drones and have trained 29 officers to fly them but will not use them for everyday police patrol or surveillance   —  The police say they could be used for reconstructing traffic crashes, mapping crime scenes, securing large events, and conducting search-and-rescue operations.
Dec 4, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Edmund Lee / New York Times:
Sources: Netflix paid $100M to license Friends in the US from AT&T's WarnerMedia through 2019, up from $30M/year, ahead of AT&T's 2019 streaming service launch   —  Are Netflix and “Friends” on a break?  —  The answer is no — for now.  Reruns of Joey's thespian trials …
Dec 4, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Thenmozhi Soundararajan / New York Times:
After Jack Dorsey's trip to India and encounter with the harassment Dalits face on Twitter, it's time to include minorities in talks of platform accountability   —  Dalits and other Indian gender, religious, tribal and ethnic minorities are regularly harassed on Twitter by right-wing troll armies.
Dec 4, 2018, 5:40 AMIn context
Sapna Maheshwari / New York Times:
AOL owner Oath agrees to a ~$5M settlement over charges its ad exchange placed targeted ads on websites directed to kids, violating a federal privacy law   —  Oath, the owner of AOL and Yahoo, has agreed to pay about $5 million to settle charges from the New York attorney general …
Dec 3, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
US officials: China's cyberespionage against the US, which was pared back in 2015 after US-China pact, picked up again in 2017 and has accelerated since then   —  WASHINGTON — Three years ago, President Barack Obama struck a deal with China that few thought was possible …
Dec 2, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Since Satya Nadella became CEO, Microsoft has almost tripled its market cap to $850B+, and on Friday it replaced Apple as the world's most valuable company   —  Just a few years ago, Microsoft was seen as a lumbering has-been of the technology world.  —  It was big and still quite profitable …
Nov 30, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources say Sandberg asked Facebook staff to research George Soros's finances, though she denied knowledge of hiring Definers, the firm tasked to research Soros   —  Sheryl Sandberg asked Facebook's communications staff to research George Soros's financial interests in the wake …
Nov 30, 2018, 12:40 AMIn context

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